Dr.Grynaviski wins American Political Science Association's 2015 Jervis-Schroeder Best Book Prize for "Constructive Illusions"
Eric Grynaviski, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, won the American Political Science Association's 2015 Robert Jervis & Paul Schroeder Best Book Award for his book Constructive Illusions: Misperceiving the Origins of International Cooperation (Cornell University Press, 2014).
Dr. Charles L. Glaser presents policy recommendations on U.S.-China bargain
The Security Policy Studies program, led by Joanna Spear, associate professor of international affairs, was awarded a competitive contract for the Foreign Area Officer (FAO) Regional Skill Sustainment Initiative. This program, beginning in July 2015, will provide FAOs with advanced understanding and analysis of the most current regional security affairs, and the impact of regional activities on interagency and joint operations.
Eric Grynaviski, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs authors, “Brokering cooperation: Intermediaries and US cooperation with non-state allies, 1776–1945.” European Journal of International Relations, September 2015 vol. 21 no. 3 691-717.
Harris Mylonas, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, authors: “Methodological Problems in the Study of Nation-Building: Behaviorism and Historicist Solutions in Political Science,” Social Science Quarterly, Volume 96, Issue 3: 740–758.
Dr. Charles Glaser, Director of the Institute for Security & Conflict Studies. A U.S.-China Grand Bargain? The Hard Choice between Military Competition and Accommodation, International Security, Vol. 39, No. 4 (Spring 2015), pp. 49-90.
The Dictator's Army: Battlefield Effectiveness in Authoritarian Regimes
Nuclear Zero? Lessons From the Last Time We Were There
Constructive Illusions: Misperceiving the Origins of International Cooperation
In The Dictator's Army, Caitlin Talmadge, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, presents a compelling new argument to help us understand why authoritarian militaries sometimes fight very well—and sometimes very poorly.
George H. Quester, ISCS Visting Scholar, argues that the possibility of nuclear war continues to loom despite the reduction in stockpiles by the major powers.
Eric Grynaviski, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
Are the best international agreements products of mutual understanding? The conventional wisdom in economics, sociology, and political science is that accurate perceptions of others' interests, beliefs, and ideologies promote cooperation. Obstacles to international cooperation therefore emerge from misperception and misunderstanding.